In Maine, concern over pesticide use at schools rise
The use of chemicals on school properties and other public areas has become a matter of growing public concern in a number of Maine communities. More than half of 200 schools surveyed in the state still use chemicals on school yards and athletic fields, even though state law requires that they move toward reducing pesticides.
Portland Press Herald, Maine

Report, "A Call for Safer School Grounds: A Survey of Pesticide Use on K-12 Public School Grounds in Maine," is at  http://toxicsactionorg.live.pubintnet-dev.org/sites/default/files/SafeSchoolGroundsReport.pdf  - - - it was released in mid-December.
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